Flow Festival 2019: Esoteric acts outshine the A-listers in Finland

Helsinki, Finland 9 August

Sziget Festival 2019: The world comes to Budapest for the continental Coachella

Hajógyári Island, Budapest, Hungary 7 August
Neopop 2019 © Diogo Lima

Neopop Festival 2019: Techno titans battle the elements at an unstoppable party

Castelo Santiago da Barra, Viana do Castelo 7 August

SOPHIE live at Royal Festival Hall: A taste of the future in three acts

Meltdown Festival, Royal Festival Hall, London 11 August

Dekmantel 2019: Amsterdam’s finest festival evolves again

Amsterdamse Bos, Netherlands 31 July

VIVA! Festival 2019: A lesson in la dolce vita in the Southern Italian countryside

Locorotondo, Italy 1 August
Smangtasia 2019 © Danny Roche

Smangtasia 2019: New York’s rural festival is a world of its own

Stone Tavern Farm, Roxbury 26 July
Sunn o)))

Sunn O))) live in Berlin: The soundtrack to the end of the world

Festaal Kreuzberg 31 July

Sónar 2019: A vision of the future in Barcelona

Various venues, Barcelona 18 July

In Photos: Backstage at Sónar Festival 2019

Fira Montjuïc de Barcelona and Gran Via de L’Hospitalet, Barcelona 18 July
Bluedot © Scott Salt

Bluedot 2019: A meeting of minds and music on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing

Jodrell Bank Observatory 18 July
Kallida 2019 © LarryJ Photography

KALLIDA Festival 2019: An essential Somerset party staged within a Georgian manor house

Sparkford Hall, Somerset 19 July

Roskilde Festival 2019: Community reigns supreme at Denmark’s answer to Glastonbury

Roskilde, Denmark

Bilbao BBK Live 2019: A triumph in the Basque mountains

Mount Cobetas, Bilbao 11 July

Rosalía at Somerset House: Flamenco’s futurist brings the heat to London

Somerset House 15 July
Lovebox festival 2019

In Photos: Lovebox Festival 2019

Gunnersbury Park, London 12 July